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"Detective Thomas, there’s no easy way to say this. We’ve brought Debbie in for questioning."

"You mean my sister Debbie? What are you talking about? You’ve arrested my sister?"

"Megan, she’s our prime suspect."

Detective Megan Thomas hoped that moving to Devon would mean a quiet life. Her years undercover in London left her broken and alone, unsure if she would ever recover. Slowly, she’s learning to work with a team and trust other people. But when her sister, Debbie, finds the body of local businessman Greg Porter, that peace is shattered. 

Porter’s wife and children don’t seem entirely grief-stricken, and his business dealings are not all they appear to be. So why are the police so determined to focus on Debbie? And why is she acting so suspiciously? When Megan learns what happened between Porter and Debbie, it threatens to tear the family apart and forces her to ask if her beloved sister could really have done something so terrible. 

Her boss won’t allow her anywhere near the case, leaving Megan on the sidelines. Caught between the job she loves and what she feels she must do, Megan finds herself faced with an impossible decision. She’s desperate to save her sister, but what if Debbie is lying? When a second body and a surprise confession takes the case into even muddier waters, Megan must decide where her loyalty lies - with her family or the truth. 

And whatever choice she makes, will she be able to live with herself? 

©2020 Susan Wilkins (P)2020 Bookouture

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  • Jules
  • 12-29-20

Checked?

Louis XV - Louis Quinze - here pronounced kwinze.

In the style of Louis XV. Pronounced “kah-z

Enjoyed the two books and hope there will be more to follow.

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  • MoyaAnn
  • 01-05-21

New to this author

Enjoyed the story and the reader. Had to get used to comments by Meg about her feelings, but otherwise enjoyed it. Will try another in the series and see how it goes.

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  • Emma M.
  • 01-09-22

Not for me

The writing wasn’t as advanced as I’d like couldn’t listen to it in its entirety. Nothing against the author or book just not for me very slow to gain momentum too.

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  • Aggi Wise
  • 10-01-21

Fabulous book

I really enjoyed this book, full of unexpected twists and turns, a great edge of the dear thriller, I would thoroughly recommend it!

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  • Tupelo73
  • 06-28-21

Voice

Sorry, I just couldn’t gel with the narrators voice.
Will check samples before next purchase.

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  • Julie
  • 04-14-21

A really good book

Full of dramas, some sad but true real issues bought up. It really made me think. Written & Narrated well.

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  • Mrs CJ
  • 03-13-21

Can’t wait for No3

I thoroughly enjoyed this story. The characters are all well rounded, their actions are reasonable and feasible, and the plot was plausible. I actually like the main characters and care what happens to them. The narrator is excellent. This is one of those rare audiobooks I didn’t want to finish.

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  • 03-30-22

A great listen.

I really enjoyed this book. Intriguing story that really keeps you listening. I love Megan, the main character. I hope Susan Wilkins writes more books featuring her.
The narrator is just fabulous!